In 2019, Emily spent a year working as a consultant in Tasmania with local not-for-profit and aged care organisations. During university, Emily worked as a clerk at Herbert Smith Freehills, a paralegal for Broadspectrum, and a project officer at a mid-tier financial services firm.
Emily holds a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Sydney and is admitted as a lawyer in NSW.
Emily has significant leadership experience in community roles including as CEO of Out for Australia, a national not-for-profit that supports aspiring LGBTIQ+ professionals. She is now a board member of this organisation. Emily is a speaker for the mental health organisation Batyr and is the ambassador for the 2020 International Gay and Lesbian Aquatic Association Championships.
Emily loves all water sports, listening to her jazz musician brother play in gigs, and defending Tasmania to the mainland.